NTFL Candidate Boot Camp for Worker friendly candidates

March 22, 2023 at 7:00 PM -
May 03, 2023 at 9:00 PM

Application due on March 17.

Do you identify as a Worker friendly candidate?

Do you want to make the Northwest Territories and Nunavut a better place for everyone?

Are you interested in running for office at any level of government?

Join the Northern Territories Federation of Labour and the Canadian Labour Congress for a zoom based Candidate boot camp open to those living in the NWT and Nunavut. This eight-week course (2 hours each Wednesday evening) will give participants the basic skills to win an election, and build a support network for other Worker friendly candidates. All workshops will be on zoom.

Workshop overview

Session 1: Running to Win: learning from successful campaigns (Wednesday, Mar 22, 7:00-9:00)

Session 2: Campaign mechanics and the role of the candidate (Wednesday, Mar 29th, 7:00 – 9:00)

Session 3: Telling your story (Wednesday, April 5th, 7:00-9:00)

Session 4: Building a team.  (Wednesday, April 12th, 7:00-9:00)

Session 5: The down low on Door knocking (Wednesday, April 19th, 7:00-9:00)

Session 6: Fundraising 101 (Wednesday, April 26th, 7:00-9:00)

Session 7: Getting comfortable with the media (Wednesday, May 3rd, 7:00-9:00)

Session 8: How we can support each other moving forward  – To be determined based on participants geographic locations (Potentially May 24th in several locations)


If you wish to apply or have any questions, please contact nwt-vp@ntfl.ca

Thanks and I hope to see you there!

In solidarity,


Avery Parle
NWT Vice President/Executive Administrator
Northern Territories Federation of Labour
Cell:      705-733-6734
Office: 867-873-3695
PO Box 2728, 100, 4910 – 53rd St.
Yellowknife, NT, X1A 2R1